Archive: 29/12/2011

Kindle sales on fire: Amazon

Amazon said Thursday that it sold more than one million Kindles a week in December with the new Kindle Fire tablet computer its top-selling item.

dateDec 29, 2011 in Business
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Social robotics: Beyond the uncanny valley

( -- From science fiction and academia through assembly lines and telemedicine, robots have become both conceptually and physically ubiquitous. Technologically, robotics technology has advanced dramatically since ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Robotics feature
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Great apes make sophisticated decisions

Chimpanzees, orangutans, gorillas and bonobos make more sophisticated decisions than was previously thought. Great apes weigh their chances of success, based on what they know and the likelihood to succeed when guessing, ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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